Waste Management Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Cleveland, TX in Cleveland, Texas

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Reasons to Join the Waste Management Team:

Exceptional Benefits: Each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including: Medical, Dental, Vision Life Insurance and Short Term Disability Stock Purchase Plan Company match on 401K Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days (site benefits may vary.) Competitive Pay Ongoing technical training Local & nationwide career growth opportunities This position is eligible for a Special $2,000 Bonus.


Day Shift: Monday – Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, with occasional Saturdays based upon business needs.

Education and Experience

Education: Not required. Two or more years of heavy truck preventative maintenance, diagnostic and repair, (to include air brakes, hydraulics, diagnostics, and electrical repair)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned. Works under limited supervision and selects from written instructions and established procedures to accomplish assigned tasks. Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services. Performs inspection, diagnosis, and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment. Repairs equipment including but not limited to bulldozers D6 and higher,336 caterpillar excavators, 35-ton Volvo F and F series trucks, scrapers, backhoes, front end loaders, yard trucks, farm tractors, forklifts, Volvo motor graders, storm water pumps, water trucks, CAT large yellow arm equipment, and more. Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs. CAT ET Software experience is a plus. Estimates time and material costs on vehicle repairs and requisitions new parts. Performs all work within Standard Repair Times (SRTs). Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns. Conducts safety checks on vehicles. Completes required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times. Assists senior Mechanics in the completion of project work. Reviews, completes or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports. Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate / OSHA Standards, and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. Additional duties, as needed.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

Valid driver’s license and must have a clean driving record. Must be at least 18 years of age. Legally eligible to work in the United States. Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. Successfully complete pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check, which will include previous employment check, criminal history and motor vehicle record review.

Work Environment

Normal setting for this job is: repair/maintenance shop. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day; Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 15 pounds most of the work day; Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) often; Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements often. APPLY TODAY!

I understand that applying to this job indicates that I have the legal right to work in the United States. I agree to perform physical duties of this position as outlined in the job with or without reasonable accommodations. I understand that if offered the position, I will be required to pass a drug screen.